City of Glenpool: Municipal Government

Glenpool Police Divisions and Units

Detective PowellDetective Division

Detective Sergeant Tracey Powell is an eighteen year veteran of law enforcement, with seventeen of those years serving the City of Glenpool. He has been promoted from patrolman up through to Sergeant and is currently a full-time investigator for the police department. During his tenure with the City of Glenpool he has earned an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice from Tulsa Community College and a BS in Criminal Justice from Northeastern State University. He has also completed 30 hours toward his graduate degree in Criminal Justice Administration, also through Northeastern State University and has earned the advanced CLEET certification. Detective Powell has undergone additional extensive training with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency and CLEET's Criminal Investigator Academy.

Patrol Division

The patrol division consists of officers holding the rank of Patrolman, Master Patrolman, Corporal and Sergeant. Each officer is required to attend a minimum of twenty-four hours of continuing education plus two hours of mental health training and pass a state firearm qualification each year. Duties for the Patrol Division include responding to calls from citizens, traffic enforcement, accident investigation, criminal investigation and neighborhood patrol.

This division participates in several specialized campaigns to include: Click It or Ticket, Over the Limit/Under Arrest and Work Zone Safety. The Glenpool Police Department also partners with community organizations to help with events such as Black Gold Days, Back to School Bash, Crash Court, The Big Truck Event, Community Safe Team, local golf tournaments and others.

Employment requirements consist of: high school diploma or equivalent, twenty one years old or older, must pass a state physical and psychological exam, must be able to work well with the public.

Request additional patrol or watch for a location › Use the comment field to provide the address of the property and also the times/dates you need additional patrol.

School Resource Officer

School Resource Officer PhotoOfficer Steve Winders took over the position of Glenpool School Resource Officer in January of 2009. He is a five year member of the Glenpool Police Department and has been in law enforcement for over twenty years. The SRO program is based on a contractual agreement between the City of Glenpool and the Glenpool School District. The program has been in place since 2003 and has been a huge success for both partners.

The SRO is a full-time police officer assigned to the school who assists in any law enforcement-related matter involving students, staff or visitors, serves as an advisor in police-related issues for administrators and staff, evaluates safety concerns within the district, and helps protect and interact with more than twenty three hundred students on a daily basis.

Officer Winders can be contacted through the police department non-emergency number (918) 322-8110, Glenpool Public School (918) 322-9500 ext 569 or via e-mail through the school web site.

Communications Division

The Communications Division is a vital link in Glenpool's emergency operations. It is staffed with nine full-time telecommunication officers who are responsible for the radio operations of the police, fire and medical services within the community, serve as jailers, provide records service and serve as 911 operators for the area. All Communication Officers are required to maintain an annual jailer certification and within the first year of employment attend and pass a state forty-hour certification class for telecommunications. Qualifications for a telecommunications officer are a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to multi-task well and the ability to work directly with the public.

Animal Control

The Glenpool Animal Control Officer positions are held by a full-time officer and apart-time officer, allowing seven-day-a-week coverage city-wide. The Animal Control Officer can be contacted through the police department at 918-322-8110.

Reserve Officers Program

The Glenpool Police Department currently has five reserve officer positions with plans to increase the force in the near future. These officers volunteer to assist the department with police duties during special events and community assistance programs.. They often perform the same patrol duties as full-time officers. Each reserve officer has completed the State of Oklahoma Reserve Academy, maintains an annual firearms qualification and completes continuing education classes. Persons interested in the reserve program may request an application through the police department. Reserve officers must be at least twenty-one years old and hold a high school diploma or equivalent.